Svastra (Subgenus Epimelissodes)
Tan and black bee with green eyes. The face has a hairless, yellow patch. The antennae have a yellow band on the end of the scape. It was sleeping and I disturbed it when I touched the plant. It turned around and gave me a look (second image).
Shatavari in the backyard
Lat: 33.14, Long: -117.03
Spotted on Jul 27, 2014
Submitted on Jul 28, 2014
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